Awards

Master Police Officer Jim Miller2019 Officer of the Year

Master Police Officer Jim Miller

Master Police Officer (MPO) Jim Miller has excelled significantly in all areas over the past year. MPO Miller is the consummate police officer. He is a steadfast and reliable member of the Department and is a role model for many others, especially new officers. He is very professional, well-rounded, level headed and well-tempered in his capacity as a patrol officer. MPO Miller is not only well regarded and respected from within our own agency but within the purview of our police academy, police agencies within Hampton Roads and the Commonwealth. MPO Miller is the Department’s primary Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST) instructor and one of the main instructors for the Commonwealth. He has been the primary SFST instructor here and at the police academy, instructing 6 classes over the last year. MPO Miller has also trained officers at Crater Academy and is one of the few train-the-trainer instructors in the state.

MPO Miller has taken a very active role during in-service with the Department and is one of the main use of force instructors, regularly conducting simulator training for his shift and others. MPO Miller has identified a training need with the Department, regarding training for combating assaults on law enforcement, and has been taking the initiative to develop a lesson plan for the Department to increase the safety of our officers. MPO Miller also continues to take an active role in field training by assisting primary and secondary field training officers and has been selected to be an Officer-in-Charge for his shift. MPO Miller exemplifies the County’s values of Integrity, Collaboration, Civility, Excellence and Stewardship. For these, and many other reasons, MPO Jim Miller is named James City County Police Department's 2019 Officer of the Year.

Additional 2019 Awards

Police Chief's Award

  • Doug Eberhardt

Distinguished Service Medal

  • Dave Daigneault, Accreditation Manager
  • Master Police Officer Karen Shuler

Lifesaving Award

  • Senior Police Officer Chad Perrigan
  • Master Police Officer Jeremy Morris
  • Investigator Logan English
  • Senior Police Officer Logan Heishman
  • Officer Ryan Ellis (x2)
  • Ulises Sanchez, Stonehouse Security Chief

Supervisory Service Award

  • Lt. Steve Humphries

Investigating Service Award

  • Senior Police Officer Julia Keefe

Meritorious Service Award

  • Master Police Officer Ben Woodhouse
  • Master Police Officer Dan Jackson
  • Master Police Officer Jon Evans
  • Senior Police Officer Roger Langwell

Letters of Commendation

  • Master Police Officer Alan McDowell
  • Senior Officer Aurelia Woods
  • Master Police Officer Brandon Frantz
  • Investigator Chris Gibson
  • Master Police Officer Dan Jackson
  • Sgt. Greg White
  • Master Police Officer Jamie Lilley
  • Lt. Jeff Hicklin
  • Lt. Jeremy Barnett
  • Investigator Josh Drury
  • Senior Police Officer Julia Keefe
  • Senior Police Officer Justin White
  • Sgt. Keith Campbell
  • Master Police Officer Marc Marchand
  • Officer Mike Renner
  • Master Police Officer Neil Sawyer
  • Master Police Officer Patrick Fitzsimmons
  • Master Police Officer Prasit Niranont
  • Randy Garner, Police Chaplain
  • Senior Police Officer Randy Otis
  • Master Police Officer Rob McKenzie
  • Officer Sam Frye, Police Chaplain
  • Senior Police Officer Shenee Graham
  • Officer Stefan Aguilar
  • Sgt. Wendi Reed
  • Master Police Officer Zach Bowman
  • Master Police Officer Zach Miller
  • Dave Daigneault, Accreditation Manager

Certificates of Appreciation

  • Master Police Officer Ben Woodhouse
  • Master Police Officer Dan Jackson
  • Master Police Officer Jamie Lilley
  • Master Police Officer Jon Evans
  • Patricia Russo, Volunteers in Police Services Assistant Coordinator
  • Officer Peter Jones
  • Senior Police Officer Roger Langwell
  • Master Police Officer Sterling Perry
  • Steve Rosen, Volunteers in Police Services Coordinator
  • Sgt. Thomas Johnson
  • Master Police Officer Trey Jackson
  • Master Police Officer Zach Bowman